Hillary Clinton held a press conference on Friday at the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. It was the first I believe in more than 250 days and while the press conference is being panned by a mainstream media, journalists in attendance literally fawned over their celebrity idol.
Jeremy Stahl of Slate wrote an article entitled, Hillary Finally Gave a Press Conference. It Was a Master Class in Obfuscation.
A number of her answers revealed why she doesn’t hold press conferences more: Her answers to both difficult and easy questions were often evasive, excessively legalistic, and frustrating to watch….
In Friday’s press questioning, the trouble began when she was asked her first question about her private email server and recent statements about that server which independent fact checkers have labeled as categorically untrue. Clinton’s responses here—and her previous responses to questions about the truthfulness of past statements—are so overly legalistic and convoluted that they are difficult to even explain[…]
The media’s way of not calling Clinton a liar when in fact Clinton response yet again is to re-write history while doubling down on her lies*but that’s only part of it.
During a semi-press conference full of softball questions, Clinton’s non-answers, lies, propaganda, attacking and blaming Conservatives, in particular Donald Trump, propagandist editor-in-chief Kevin Merida of ESPN, an African American (surprise) asked, “What is the most meaningful question that you’ve had with an African American friend?”
QUESTION: Kevin Merida: I’m editor-in-chief of The Undefeated at ESPN. What is the most meaningful conversation you’ve had with an African-American friend?
CLINTON: Oh my gosh. Well, could I tell you that I am blessed to have a – a crew of great friends and I’ve had two chiefs of staff who were my African-American women friends, Maggie Williams and Cheryl Mills.
I have been blessed to have people by my side in politics like Minyon Moore who is one of the leaders of my campaign. I’ve had a great group of young people who I have been really motivated by and, frankly, learned from.
So I really have had a lifetime of friendship going back to my college years when one of my best friends was an African-American student, so I can’t compress into one conversation — they’ve supported me, they’ve chastised me, they’ve raised issues with me, they’ve tried to expand my musical tastes.
So we’ve had — we’ve had a lot of — we’ve had a lot of great, great times because of our friendships, so I can’t really pick one conversation out of, you know, 50 years of conversation and I don’t want to embarrass my friends.
Peggy Lewis is here, she just became the Dean of Communications at Trinity Washington and I want to congratulate her. Donna Brazile is here, she’s our acting chair of the DNC.
So I — I guess I’ll leave it at that. I think I’m going to – *I’m going to respect the code of friendship silence* but please know I’ve got a lot of great friends who have given me so much more.
First off, the media is guilty of pandering.
Next, Hillary’s response was anything but and racist. She was trying to sound cool because of the venue in which the press conference was taking place. “Crew?” Do people still say that? Young people anyway.
She would have been better off referring to her Black collaborators (calling them by that which they are) her posse or even Klan who by the way are elitists which means that they’re out of touch with the average Black American whom they all look down upon meaning that Clinton is equally out of touch.
Apparently, they only discuss the plight of the Black community in terms of establishing talking points to secure the votes of Black Americans but then maybe not since Black America makes no demands of Democrats so why bother.
I stand corrected, in Hillary’s own words: “they’ve supported me, they’ve chastised me, they’ve raised issues with me. they’ve tried to expand my musical tastes.…”
Now THAT is CLEARLY RACIST just like that time on Ellen de Generes program last year Clinton tried to “Whip and NaeNae” only to darned near break the internet by setting Black Twitter ablaze which resulted in Clinton further distancing herself from Black Americans.
I rest my case. Hillary Clinton is out of touch with Black America. Hillary Clinton is out of touch with ALL AMERICANS and is not incentivized to discuss the plight of every day Americans, let alone Black Americans and so the establishment candidate/elitist dismisses the very thought of doing so.
The very thought that Clinton has put out there her closest connection to Black America is being taught songs, how to “whip and naenae” is RACIST and Black America should be deeply offended and mad as hell.
Had a Republican responded saying the very same words, the media would have run with it. In addition, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, the Congressional Black Caucus, Black Lives Matter and every other SJW would be protesting, blocking traffic and kicking up a storm on social media.
H/t 100% FED UP.
*One final note, Clinton doubling down on lies mentioned something about short-circuiting her answers during last Sunday’s interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News. Hillary has been short-circuiting a lot these past months but it has nothing to do with her answers and statements, all of which are lies.
Good grief, this woman cannot help herself. Hillary Clinton is a pathological liar.